11 U.S.C. § 105 : US Code - Section 105: Power of court

Search 11 U.S.C. § 105 : US Code - Section 105: Power of court

      (a) The court may issue any order, process, or judgment that is
    necessary or appropriate to carry out the provisions of this title.
    No provision of this title providing for the raising of an issue by
    a party in interest shall be construed to preclude the court from,
    sua sponte, taking any action or making any determination necessary
    or appropriate to enforce or implement court orders or rules, or to
    prevent an abuse of process.
      (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, a court may
    not appoint a receiver in a case under this title.
      (c) The ability of any district judge or other officer or
    employee of a district court to exercise any of the authority or
    responsibilities conferred upon the court under this title shall be
    determined by reference to the provisions relating to such judge,
    officer, or employee set forth in title 28. This subsection shall
    not be interpreted to exclude bankruptcy judges and other officers
    or employees appointed pursuant to chapter 6 of title 28 from its
    operation.
      (d) The court, on its own motion or on the request of a party in
    interest - 
        (1) shall hold such status conferences as are necessary to
      further the expeditious and economical resolution of the case;
      and
        (2) unless inconsistent with another provision of this title or
      with applicable Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, may issue
      an order at any such conference prescribing such limitations and
      conditions as the court deems appropriate to ensure that the case
      is handled expeditiously and economically, including an order
      that - 
          (A) sets the date by which the trustee must assume or reject
        an executory contract or unexpired lease; or
          (B) in a case under chapter 11 of this title - 
            (i) sets a date by which the debtor, or trustee if one has
          been appointed, shall file a disclosure statement and plan;
            (ii) sets a date by which the debtor, or trustee if one has
          been appointed, shall solicit acceptances of a plan;
            (iii) sets the date by which a party in interest other than
          a debtor may file a plan;
            (iv) sets a date by which a proponent of a plan, other than
          the debtor, shall solicit acceptances of such plan;
            (v) fixes the scope and format of the notice to be provided
          regarding the hearing on approval of the disclosure
          statement; or
            (vi) provides that the hearing on approval of the
          disclosure statement may be combined with the hearing on
          confirmation of the plan.